“I let my muse find me here… I want my art to show me things about the truth of myself that I am not aware."
Sayeh “Saya” Behnam was born in Tehran-Iran and moved to USA , fled from war and revolution. Saya claims sanctuary in her studio.
Living in three continents helped her to view life from different perspective.
Coming from Middle East, an area with so much turmoil such as; war and revolution, had deep impact in her view in life.
Her art is not political, but she deals with core concept of human being.
She is very active in social and humanitarian art activates with some NGOs in the Middle East and USA, specially with street children.
She currently lives in Northern Virginia , Suburb of Washington DC metropolitan area.